The Full Burn (2008) Ever watched a movie with an epic car wreck — or a 40-foot free fall, or an old-fashioned alligator tussle — and wondered how they… 2008-06-24 Action/Adventure Nonfiction Bloomsbury
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The Full Burn (2008)

The Full Burn | FALL GUYS Kevin Conley tumbles into the fascinating world of Hollywood stunt artists in The Full Burn
FALL GUYS Kevin Conley tumbles into the fascinating world of Hollywood stunt artists in The Full Burn
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Jun 24, 2008; Writer: Kevin Conley; Genres: Action/Adventure, Nonfiction; Publisher: Bloomsbury

Ever watched a movie with an epic car wreck — or a 40-foot free fall, or an old-fashioned alligator tussle — and wondered how they do that? Well, you'll get plenty of geeked-out clarity in The Full Burn, a fascinating chronicle of the Hollywood stunt world, including how author Kevin Conley got to do the whole-body-on-fire gag of the title. But the main draw is less the how than the who, like the guy who fell down the Mayan pyramid in a leather thong, or the matriarch of modern stuntwomen who thinks nothing of tending to a stranger who wrecked his motorcycle right outside her home. A-

Originally posted Jun 13, 2008 Published in issue #998 Jun 20, 2008 Order article reprints